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Seattle Cascades Expand 2018 Food Services Team

We are excited to welcome back Michelle Shaffer as our Lead Cook for the 2018 summer season. Michelle will manage our mobile kitchen and food services staff starting with Spring Training, through the end of tour in Indianapolis. Michelle has been a member of kitchen staff for the Bellingham school district since 2005, where she […]

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Scout House 80th Anniversary Year Projects

After winding up 2017 with a lively Christmas banquet and long service award ceremony, Preston Scout House Alumni Band will be celebrating the 80th anniversary of its founding in 1938 with community oriented performances and special events scheduled throughout 2018. The Band, originally the bugle band of the 1st Preston Scout Troop, begins twice-monthly rehearsals […]

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Thurrock Marching Brass Bringing Indoor Music Games To Essex

Thurrock Marching Brass is delighted to once again support the Indoor Music Games circuit by hosting our second IMG show in 2018. With an enhanced structure and three distinct categories to enjoy, this year’s show looks set to be the best yet. The show will be held on 5 May in Basildon, Essex.

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Plans Progressing For Euro DC Championships 2018

Since the recent announcement by the Drum Corps Europe Foundation, advising they were ceasing operation, the previous DCE Partners from across Europe, UK (DCUK), Ireland (IMBA), Holland (Show sponsors – Jubal/Juliana) & Germany (Show sponsors – German Open/Rasteder Musiktage), have been in discussions regarding a European Drum Corps Championships in September 2018. Most people would […]

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2018 Seattle Cascades January Camp Location Set

The location for January Camp is confirmed – we will once again be at Inglewood Middle School, 24120 NE 8th St in Sammamish, Washington. We look forward to another productive weekend of Auditions and Callbacks. Check-In will begin at 6PM Friday, January 12, and camp will run through 5PM on Sunday. Read the rest of […]

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DCUK Announces 2018 Contest Details

Drum Corps United Kingdom are pleased to announce that for their 2018 season there will be, once again, 4 regional contests taking place. They are: The 2018 DCUK Contests ~ Sunday 17th June – Barnsley FC Academy, Barnsley, South Yorkshire ~ Sunday 1st July – Woking FC, Woking, Surrey ~ Sunday 15th July – Saffron […]

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Minnesota Brass Announces 2018 Production

Why do two colors, one put next to the other, sing? ~ Pablo Picasso Minnesota Brass Drum and Bugle Corps is excited to announce our 2018 production, BETWEEN THE LINES, featuring the following musical selections: Green (Michael Torke) Mural (Randy Newman) Paint It Black (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) Pure Imagination (Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley) Read […]

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It’s Not Too Late To Audition For 2018 Music City

New brass and percussion prospects are invited to attend Music City’s upcoming January 12-14 camp. While many spots in the 2018 corps have already been filled, there are still openings at every position. The staff hopes to fill most if not all brass and percussion spots at the camp. For more information including the audition […]

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Thurrock Marching Brass World Record Attempt

Thurrock Marching Brass in conjunction with Marching Band Activity United Kingdom is proud to confirm that they will be attempting to regain their World Record for the longest fanfare line in History during 2018. For this attempt we have teamed up with the British Youth Band Association who has graciously allowed us to perform the […]

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Watchmen Announce 2018 Percussion Staff

Watchmen are pleased to announce the Percussion Staff team for the 2018 season. David Becker Executive Director (Drum Corps & Indoor Percussion) ADMINISTRATION STAFF David Becker is an active Percussion Instructor and designer based in the Southern California area. This is David’s 5th year with Watchmen. As one of the co-founders of the organization in […]

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